After being in a creative slump for about a year this is the book that inspired me to pick up my brushes again! I had these horrible thoughts of how difficult it would be to even attempt to make it as an artist but "Taking the Leap" eased my mind. It takes you step by step through everything you need to know and what you need to have ready to start your career. I learned how to properly photograph my art (I can't afford a photographer!) and how to set up my portfolio. There are also inspiring quotes from artists or pertaining to art to help get you through. I credit this book for getting me back out there!
Cay Lang's writing style is wonderfully witty - such a joy reading this book. I loved the quotes interspersed throughout the book, food for thought. It is very informative book, following her instruction can make anyone succeed in creating art and showing it. Her words are always so encouraging, even when I felt the least creative, this book got my art making moving. And then came the creativity. It is mostly practice and hard work, we all can do it!